June Was Hottest June on Record
This past June was the hottest June on record globally.
While temperatures in North America were generally below normal, temperatures on a global scale were about 6°C to 10°C above normal.
Heat from Africa was spewed into Europe for a good portion of the month. Several warm temperature record were broken.
The Copernicus Climate Change Service said that June 2019 was the warmest June on record both for Europe and the globe.
In Europe central and eastern Europe were particularly warm for the month as a whole.
Western and central Europe experienced a short, but intense heatwave during the last week of the month.
Globally, there were only a few regions cooler than the long-term average, in particular over Antarctica.